Office of Service Learning

Service Learning Associates

Spring 2013

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Name: Colleen Carty
Class: 2014
Major: Biology Major
SLA History: End of Life Communication
Why you do service learning: I think that service learning allows for a practical way of applying course material and can contribute to unique and exciting experiences that may be otherwise limited in a traditional classroom setting.
Hobbies: Traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Favorite Class: End of Life Communication (Service Learning Course)

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NameJennifer Delsole
Class: 2013
Major(s)/Minor(s): Nursing
SLA History: NS 323 - Nursing of Children and Family
Why you do service learning: To see life from all different perspectives.
Hobbies: I love spending time with family, going grocery shopping, and reading the Sunday paper (mostly for the coupons!)
Favorite Class: PY 163 Developmental Psych

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NameDaryll Fay
Class: 2013
Major(s)/Minor(s): English and Philosophy double major
SLA History: Spring 2011 - American Social Protest Literature, Fall 2011 - Not for Profit Accounting, Spring 2012 - Grant and Proposal Writing
Why you do service learning: I do service learning because I believe that there is more to learning than being inside a classroom, and for as much as I can give, there's even more that I can learn.
Hobbies: Reading, knitting, and cooking
Favorite Class: Phenomenology

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Name: Victoria Gaudioso 
Class: 2013
Majors: Double Major- Information Systems and Marketing
SLA History: Spring 2012- Society and Technology
Why you do service learning: Service learning gives everyone an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the world outside of the classroom.
Hobbies: Cooking, coffee, and the New York Giants
Favorite Class: Arts of India, China and Japan

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NameMelissa Hannequin
Class: 2013
Major: Double Major in International Studies and Sociology; Minors in Peace & Justice, Anthropology, and Black Studies
SLA History: Fall 2012 Associate for ED 200, Explorations in Education 
Why you do service learning: I love being able to combine my passion for social justice with my classroom experiences, which allows us to truly make our studies applicable to real world situations.
Hobbies: Volunteering, Traveling, Hiking, Students for Social Justice, Music
Favorite Class: Cultural Anthropology

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NameLaura Johnson
Class: 2014
Major/Minors: English major, concentration Literature and Cultural Studies; Spanish and Educational Studies minors
SLA History: EN 126 American Social Protest Literature, ED 200 Explorations in Education
Why you do service learning: I believe service learning to be tremendously inspiring in that it shows students how the knowledge they gain from a course can directly and positively impact others and teaches the value of connecting their skills and interests with helping the greater community-both of which are ideas I feel privileged to help students appreciate.
Hobbies: Reading, playing the piano, and spending time with family and friends
Favorite Class: SP 222 Spanish Conversation with Dr. Antonio Grau Sempere

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Name: Julie Labbadia
Class: 2013
Majors/Minor: Double major in sociology and English with a concentration in professional writing and a minor in Peace and Justice studies
SLA History: This is my first semester as an SLA, however I have taken two Service Learning classes, The Peace and Justice Studies Capstone (Spring 2012) and Grant and Proposal Writing (Spring 2012)
Why you do service learning: Service Learning is a great because it allows for a more interactive and fulfilling classroom experience.
Hobbies: field hockey, playing the flute, reading, community service, and sleeping
Favorite Class: Peace and Justice Studies Capstone

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Name: Jennifer Labbadia
Class: 2013
Majors/Minors: Politics and English majors (concentration in Literature and Cultural Studies); Peace and Justice Studies; Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies minors
SLA History: Spring 2012, Peace and Justice Studies Capstone
Why you do service learning: I do service learning because experiences outside of the classroom that inform what we do inside of it has truly helped me to find my passions here at Fairfield and I want to help others have the same experience.
Hobbies: Field Hockey, volunteering, and watching my favorite television shows.
Favorite Class: Peace and Justice Studies Capstone

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Name: Joseph Piacquadio
Class: 2013
Majors: Finance and Information Systems
SLA History: IS 220 - Technology and Society, IS 350 - International Information Systems
Why you do service learning: I believe service learning is beneficial because it allows students to retain experience outside the classroom while giving back to the community.
Hobbies: Sports, reading, music, and working out
Favorite Class: International Information Systems

 

Fall 2012

 

NameAlaina Andreozzi
Class: 2013
Major(s)/Minor(s): Communications Major, Minors in Marketing and Spanish
SLA History: Fall 2012 - Not for Profit Accounting
Why you do service learning: I firmly believe that the best way to retain the information we learn in a classroom setting is through service; the students are being proactive and their experiences are helping them better contextualize the course material.
Hobbies: Cooking, Traveling and Skiing
Favorite Class: End of Life Communication (Service Learning course)

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NameAndres Iriarte
Class: 2012
Major(s)/Minor(s): M.S. Software Engineering
SLA History: Web Development II with ASP.NET - Designed and developed the inaugural website for theSt. John's Family Center
Why you do service learning: To add to our coursework a service perspective, learn from it, and get involved in projects where we can actually help our community.
Hobbies: Soccer, outdoor sports, technology, and travel
Favorite Class: Software Design

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NameDaryll Fay
Class: 2013
Major(s)/Minor(s): English and Philosophy double major
SLA History: Spring 2011 - American Social Protest Literature, Fall 2011 - Not for Profit Accounting, Spring 2012 - Grant and Proposal Writing
Why you do service learning: I do service learning because I believe that there is more to learning than being inside a classroom, and for as much as I can give, there's even more that I can learn.
Hobbies: Reading, knitting, and cooking
Favorite Class: Phenomenology

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NameBrittany Goldrick
Class: 2014
Major: Sociology and Anthropology
Minor: Educational studies
In a 5 year Elementary Education Masters program
SLA Courses: American Society, Ed 200, ED 241
Why you do service learning: I enjoy service learning courses because I feel I get more out of the class when I can personally experience a piece of it.
Hobbies: I enjoy playing on the Women's club rugby team, and spending time with my family and friends.
Favorite class: I don't have one particular favorite class, but I can say that I have loved all of my sociology and education courses!

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NameCarolyn Molloy
Class: 2013
Majors: Psychology & Studio Art Double Major
SLA History: Developmental Psychology (w/ Lab)
Why you do service learning: I feel by incorporating educational learning into community service, students are able to take away from the experience as much, or more than they give.
Hobbies: Ski Racing, Dance and Yoga
Favorite Class: Current Issues in Behavioral Neuroscience - PY396

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NameEric Salgado
Class: 2014
Major(s)/Minor(s): Spanish and Independently Designed major in Latin American Studies, Educational Studies
SLA History: None, but excited to start
Why you do service learning: Because I know that the best way to fully understand what's being taught in the classroom is by putting it to practice, while also having a positive impact on others.
Hobbies: Reading & playing piano
Favorite Class: Modern Latin America - HI289

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NameJennifer Delsole
Class: 2013
Major(s)/Minor(s): Nursing
SLA History: NS 323 - Nursing of Children and Family
Why you do service learning: To see life from all different perspectives.
Hobbies: I love spending time with family, going grocery shopping, and reading the Sunday paper (mostly for the coupons!)
Favorite Class: PY 163 Developmental Psych

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NameMarnie Whalen
Class: 2013
Major(s)/Minor(s): Religious Studies, Minors in Women's Studies, Catholic Studies, Educational Studies, and English
SLA History: Fall 2011 Explorations in Education, Spring 2012 Philosophy of Education
Why you do service learning: Service Learning provides the opportunity to learn a face, name, and story to the topics you are most passionate about inside and outside the classroom walls.
Hobbies: Writing, reading, eating, and being a feminist!
Favorite Class: Dr. Dallavalle's Christian Feminist Theology

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NameMelissa Hannequin
Class: 2013
Major: Double Major in International Studies and Sociology; Minors in Peace & Justice, Anthropology, and Black Studies
Why you do service learning: I love being able to combine my passion for social justice with my classroom experiences, which allows us to truly make our studies applicable to real world situations.
Hobbies: Volunteering, Traveling, Hiking, Students for Social Justice, Music
Favorite Class: Cultural Anthropology

Spring 2012

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NameMegan Collins 
Class: 2012 
Major(s)/Minor(s): International Studies Major, Sociology Minor 
SLA History: 3rd semester working with Lydia Greiner for Public Health Nursing
Why you do service learning: I enjoy having the opportunity to incorporate service into my studies and understand the connection between the two!
Hobbies: I love the beach, reading and watching movies 
Favorite Class: Cultural anthropology courses

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NameDaryll Fay
Class: 2013
Major(s)/Minor(s): English (Professional Writing) & Philosophy double major
SLA History: Spring '11 American Social Protest Literature, Fall '12 Not for Profit Accounting, and Spring '12 Grant & Proposal Writing
Why you do service learning: I have a lot to give and a lot to learn.
Hobbies: Reading, writing, cooking, and eating!
Favorite Class: Phenomenology and Literature & the Visual Arts

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NameMegan Delaney
Class: 2014
Major/Minor: Communication Major/Management
SLA History: Spring Semester 2012, CO 130 Mass Media and Society
Why you do service learning: Service Learning is a great way to interact with your peers and be present to help as well as to learn from them.
Hobbies: Club Lacrosse, cooking, running Favorite Class: Intro to Management

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Name: Julianne Whittaker 
Class: 2012 
Major(s)/Minor(s): Economics and International Studies 
SLA History: International Migration (Present SLA), Regional Economic Development (Fall '11 SLA), Seminar on Human Rights (Spring '11 Student) 
Why you do service learning: I love when academic material is seen through a lens of service and I enjoy helping students realize that their coursework can really mean something in the real world. 
Hobbies: Running, Basketball, Students for Social Justice
Favorite Class: Dr. Crawford, IL52 Social Theory

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Name: Michelle DeJoseph 
Class: 2013 
Major(s)/Minor(s): Marketing/Mathematics 
SLA History: 3 semesters: Dr. Meredith Kazer's Epidemiology and Health Promotion class (graduate), Dr. Roben Torosyan's Philosophy of Education class, Dr. Patricia Calderwood's Exploration in Education class 
Why you do service learning: Service learning classes are a great way of getting involved and helping out those who need it, while learning and growing yourself. 
Hobbies: skiing, writing
Favorite Class: Media Strategy

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Name: Jennifer Delsole
Class: 2013 
Major(s)/Minor(s): Nursing
SLA History: NS 323- Nursing of Children and Family
Why you do service learning: To see life from all different perspectives.
Hobbies: I love spending time with family, going grocery shopping, and reading the Sunday paper (mostly for the coupons!)
Favorite Class: PY 163 Developmental Psych

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Name: Alicia Bissonnette
Class: 2012
Major(s)/Minor(s): Politics major, Music minor (jazz performance with concentration in Trombone and Soprano Voice), Peace & Justice Studies Minor
SLA History: Peace and Justice Studies Capstone Course
Why you do service learning: Service learning is the perfect bridge to combine social justice theory with the practical application of serving others in search for the Common Good.
Hobbies: Doodling, drawing, and hiking
Favorite Class: Midi ... I get to play music on computers and talk about Jazz!

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NameLourdes Torres
Class: 2012
Major: Sociology and Minor Peace and Justice
SLA History: Fall Semester 2011 Larry Miners EC 130, Haiti: An Economic Perspective and Spring Semester 2012 Betsy Bowen Literature and Literacy
Why you do service learning: I do service learning because I appreciate the amount of time and energy that is given to the people that are involved in the process and the rewarding outcome it brings to my life.
Hobbies: Reading, Volunteering, Hanging out with friends, and eating, listening to music
Favorite Class: This semester my favorite class is Feminist Seminar with Jocelyn Boryczka